By Saara Cantell


Title: JILL & JOY
Original title: ONNELI JA ANNELI
Director: Saara Cantell
Cast: Aava Merikanto, Lilja Lehto, Eija Ahvo, Jaakko Saariluoma, Johanna af Schultén, Elina Knihtilä,
Genre: Family
Duration: 80 min
Language: FINNISH
Country of origin: Finland
Scriptwriter: Sami Keski-Vähälä, based on a book by Marjatta Kurenniemi
Cinematographer: Marita Hällfors F.S.C
Editor: Anne Lakanen
Producers: Teea Hyytiä, Sari Lempiäinen
Production year: 2014
Budget EUR: 1.6M
Local release: 17-01-2014

When the two best friends, Jill and Joy find a huge amount of money on the street on the first day of the summer holiday they decide to buy a house from mysterious Mrs. Rosebud. It is a real dream house, measured and equipped exactly for two little seven-year-old girls’ requirements. Jill and Joy start to live the summer of their dreams, which is full of adventure and surprises but without any parents. Anything can happen and strange things occur as reality and fantasy magically intertwine.